March Break Students: How to Book Your First Dental Check-Up

March Break Students: How to Book Your First Dental Check-Up

March Break is the time to finally decompress after rigorous course demands, strict schedules and general brain overload. Maybe you’re thinking of the beach or sleeping all day or finally putting in time for those personal projects you’ve been neglecting. March Break is also the perfect time to book yourself…

5 Tips To Prevent Baby Tooth Decay

5 Tips To Prevent Baby Tooth Decay

More than 1 in 4 children in the Canada have dental cavities by the time they reach the age of 4, sometimes as early as age 2. One of the most common problems for children that young is baby bottle tooth decay. Children’s teeth are susceptible to decay as soon…

Dental Emergency? We Can Help!

Dental Emergency? We Can Help!

Are you or someone you know experiencing a dental emergency? Dawson Dental Centres can help! Dental Emergencies can involve: Cracked Teeth Bleeding teeth or gums Swelling Infection Extreme tooth or jaw discomfort Damaged or lost fillings and dental crowns Trauma and much more If you are unsure about whether you…

Dental Questions with Dawson’s Scarborough Dentist Dr. Cohen

Dental Questions with Dawson’s Scarborough Dentist Dr. Cohen

We sat down with Scarborough/ Toronto dentist Dr. Mark Cohen to ask a few questions about how he translates his love for dentistry into an exceptional patient experience. A  graduate from McGill University with both a Bachelor of Science Degree and a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree., Dr. Cohen and his…

Growing Up with a Dentist as a Parent

Growing Up with a Dentist as a Parent

I suppose I should introduce myself.  My name is Eden and I am Dr. Jo-Anne Meyer’s daughter. Did you know that today is “Take your kid to work day”?  For my assignment, I decided to spend the day with my mom and her team at Dawson Dental Centre in Newmarket….

Best and Worst Halloween Candy for your Kids Teeth

Best and Worst Halloween Candy for your Kids Teeth

Halloween is only 2 days away and while our kids love the thrill of dressing up and going door to door collecting large quantities of candy, one could say that the trick-or-treating candy haul is pretty much a parent’s  (and your dentist’s) scariest sight. Thankfully, some sweets are worst than…

Four Reasons to use your Dental Benefits

You’ve spent the whole year paying into your insurance.  You’ve worked hard and earned your dental benefits, so don’t let them slip away without using them before the end of 2014. 1. Yearly Maximums Your dental plan gives you a maximum of what can be spent on your dental care…

Understanding The Root Canal… No Long A Pain.

Quick! What’s the first thing you think about when you hear the words root canal? If you are anything like our Dawson patients you probably thought one of the following: How much will the dentist torture me? I have so many questions Will my benefits cover it? Root canal therapy is…